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Image Title and Collection What Where Who When
Film negative - To keep flies away an old man fans himself with a immejet (fan), Liverpool River, Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1928

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Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Film negatives
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Alligator River, Northern Territory, Australia
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Dr Herbert Basedow
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1928
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Things we eat

Things we eat

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Drawings
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Nguiu, Bathurst Island, Northern Territory, Australia
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Germaine Vigona
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'Susu Shell III' by Ellarose Savage, 2009

'Susu Shell III' by Ellarose Savage, 2009

Ellarose Savage collection no.1
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Linocuts
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Darnley Island, Torres Strait, Queensland, Australia
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Ms Ellarose Savage
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2009
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Plaited leather whip with carved, lacquered timber handle

Plaited leather whip with carved, lacquered timber handle

Scott Rainbow collection
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Whips
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View from docks, Hobart, Tas

View from docks, Hobart, Tas

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Hobart, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia
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Rose Stereograph Co.
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Barker Street, Castlemaine, Vic

Barker Street, Castlemaine, Vic

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Castlemaine, Victoria, Australia
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Rose Stereograph Co.
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May Gibbs - We are the Gumnut Corps..

May Gibbs - We are the Gumnut Corps..

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Cecilia M. Gibbs
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Painting is divided into panels decorated with cross hatching and small circles

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Y Pettinato collection
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Bark paintings
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Milingimbi, Central Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Djunmal
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He'll be home soon, sick and wounded. Give him a helping hand.

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Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Squatter board game, second edition

Squatter board game, second edition

Squatter Game collection
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Board games
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Mr Robert Lloyd
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Convallaria Majalis

Convallaria Majalis

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Painted and pokerwork boomerang featuring scallop border and man standing with shield and spear in centre, made by Joe Timbery, 1934, La Perouse, Sydney

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Scott Rainbow collection
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Boomerangs
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La Perouse, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Joe Timbery
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1934
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Macquarie Street, Sydney

Macquarie Street, Sydney

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Shell money

Shell money

Papuan Official collection
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Shell money
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Milne Bay Province, Papua New Guinea
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Professor Wallace Edwin Armstrong
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1923
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Wodonga Place, Albury, NSW

Wodonga Place, Albury, NSW

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Albury, New South Wales, Australia
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Rose Stereograph Co.
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Convict love token from James Farley, 1834

Convict love token from James Farley, 1834

Timothy Millett collection
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Convict love tokens
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Kerosene tin

Kerosene tin

Julie and Antoine Bos collection
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Tins
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Weapon - Spear

Weapon - Spear

American-Australian Scientific Expedition to Arnhem Land (AASEAL) c...
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Spears
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Milingimbi, Central Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Mr Charles P. Mountford
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1948
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Alexandra Fountain, Bendigo, Vic

Alexandra Fountain, Bendigo, Vic

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Bendigo, Victoria, Australia
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Rose Stereograph Co.
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Envelopes
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Manly, looking North-East

Manly, looking North-East

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Manly, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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County of Bendigo Agricultural and Horticultural Society medallion awarded to Wilhelm Greiffenhagen, 1886

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Wilhelm Greiffenhagen collection
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Medallions
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Bendigo, Victoria, Australia
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1886
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Extract from Mr Charles Matcham's letters to a relative in England 1834

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Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Documents
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Photograph of Bill Hayden and Fred Daly outside Parliament House

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Fred Daly collection
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Photographs
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Old Parliament House, Parkes, Canberra, Australian Capital Territor...
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Hon Frederick 'Fred' M. Daly
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Paint on canvas board

Paint on canvas board

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Paintings
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Johnie Warangula
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1974
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Coolamon

Coolamon

Central Australian souvenirs collection
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Containers
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Calendar

Calendar

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Calendars
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Film negative - Grass covered shelter, central Australia, photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1926

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Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Film negatives
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Australia
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Dr Herbert Basedow
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1926
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German Kulture - Retribution

German Kulture - Retribution

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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MANLY ESPLANADE.

MANLY ESPLANADE.

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Manly Beach, Manly, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Glass plate negative - Station hands butchering a beast, Victoria River Downs station, Northern Territory, photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1922

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Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Northern Territory, Australia
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Dr Herbert Basedow
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1922
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Keerna Kuyang (Eel traps)

Keerna Kuyang (Eel traps)

Tooloyn Koortakay collection
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Eel traps
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East Gippsland, Victoria, Australia
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Debra Couzens
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2002
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Morris Model FE Pye outside broadcast van used by ABC-TV Channel 2 ABN

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Australian Broadcasting Corporation collection no. 1
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Vans
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England
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British Motor Corporation - Morris
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1955
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Canoe paddle

Canoe paddle

Papuan Official collection
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Paddles
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Western Province, Papua New Guinea
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Mr A P Lyons
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1916
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Aboriginal Fight

Aboriginal Fight

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Charles H. Kerry
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1905
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A kindergarten set of building blocks

A kindergarten set of building blocks

Pennington Migrant Centre collection
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Toy blocks
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Pennington, Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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Pennington Migrant Centre
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1940
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Courtoom sketch of the Chamberlain trial by Veronica O'Leary, 1982.

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Veronica O'Leary collection no. 1
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Courtroom drawings
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Darwin, Northern Territory, Australia
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Ms Veronica O'Leary
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1982
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Clarice Faithfull-Anderson on horseback

Clarice Faithfull-Anderson on horseback

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Photographs
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The Land's Office. Sydney. N.S.W

The Land's Office. Sydney. N.S.W

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Armband

Armband

Charles Hart collection
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"SECOND PRIZE, GOULBURN, 1908, A., P., AND H SOCIETY"

Springfield Merino Stud collection
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Cards
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1908
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Church of England, Coota[mundra]

Church of England, Coota[mundra]

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Cootamundra, New South Wales, Australia
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Church of England
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Bark painting depicts three black fish

Bark painting depicts three black fish

J Davidson collection no. 3
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Bark paintings
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Yirrkala, East Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Birigitji
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1966
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Aboriginal Land Rights

Aboriginal Land Rights

Inada Holdings 19/08/1985 collection
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Political badges
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A woman standing at the corner of a partially completed brick house

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Parsons collection
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Photographs
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Envelope addressed to W P Faithfull, Goulburn

Envelope addressed to W P Faithfull, Goulburn

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Envelopes
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Goulburn, New South Wales, Australia
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William P. Faithfull
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Elizabeth Bay, Sydney

Elizabeth Bay, Sydney

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Elizabeth Bay, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Dolls house and accessories handcrafted in Adelaide by Mrs Eva Howie for her daughter Clyde, 1930s

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Hetherington Family collection
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Dolls houses
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Eden Hills, Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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Mrs Eva A. Howie
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1930
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Kogarah School of Arts

Kogarah School of Arts

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Kogarah, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Presbyterian Church Goulburn

Presbyterian Church Goulburn

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Goulburn, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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On the Murrumbidgee River: By lagoon and creek

On the Murrumbidgee River: By lagoon and creek

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Murrumbidgee River, New South Wales, Australia
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Training Brig Steadfast

Training Brig Steadfast

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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The Serpent-men, Jurlungur and Gadjalan

The Serpent-men, Jurlungur and Gadjalan

American-Australian Scientific Expedition to Arnhem Land (AASEAL) c...
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Bark paintings
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Milingimbi, Central Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Unknown
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Courtroom sketch of the Chamberlain trial by Veronica O'Leary, 1982.

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Veronica O'Leary collection no. 1
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Courtroom drawings
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Darwin, Northern Territory, Australia
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Ms Veronica O'Leary
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1982
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Constance Mary Faithfull's three-piece lady's riding habit

Constance Mary Faithfull's three-piece lady's riding habit

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Riding habits
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Randwick Racecourse, Sydney

Randwick Racecourse, Sydney

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Randwick Racecourse, Randwick, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Scorpion toy train steam locomotive

Scorpion toy train steam locomotive

Bruce Macdonald collection
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Toy locomotives
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Australia Greets America

Australia Greets America

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Maroondah Dam, from Gracedale, Healesville, Victoria

Maroondah Dam, from Gracedale, Healesville, Victoria

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Maroondah Reservoir, Maroondah, Victoria, Australia
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Rose Stereograph Co.
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Wangurnu by Eunice Yunurupa Porter, 2011

Wangurnu by Eunice Yunurupa Porter, 2011

Warakurna History Paintings collection no.2
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Paintings
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Eunice Y. Porter
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2011
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